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What is the role of a nurse

A nurse treats patients at hospital and administer medication

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What is the role of a midwife

A midwife provides antenatal and post natal care as well as helping to deliver the baby

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What is the role of a doctor

A doctor diagnoses patients and refers them to appropriate health care professionals

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What is the role of an occupational therapist rpaist

An occupational therapist comes to the service users house who struggle with everyday tasks

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What is the role of a social worker

A social worker deals with adults and children and people with disabilities and can refer them to support groups etc

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What is the role of a support worker

A support worker provides help to individuals emotionally and practically

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What is the role of a youth worker

A youth worker works with the youth and helps them educationally and emotionally

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What is the role of a health care assistant

A health care assistant works in a hopital or heath and care setting. Old and young people and disabled people

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What is a Care plan and what is it for

A care plan is a document that is designed personally for a service user to monitor progress . It meets the holistic needs of the service user

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What is empowerment

Power given to a service user in order for them to do something and giving them choice.

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Positive and Negatives of empowerment

Increases confidence
Increased Independence

Lose trust in service user
uninformed
low self esteem

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What is Safeguarding

Where a service user feels safe an protected

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What are the Care Value Base

Accountability
Safeguarding
Empowerment
Communicating
Antidiscrimination

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Positives and Negatives of safeguarding and safeguarding not being in place

More likely to confide in provider
Service will have a good reputation

service user at risk of harm
not use the service

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What is accountability

Where staff (nurses) have accountability to professional bodies (NMC)

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Benefits and consequences of Accountability

Higher care standard
Safe practice

Losing trust in service
Mistakes more likely to be made

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What is Antidiscrimination

Preventing discrimination in health and social care setting

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Benefits and Negatives of Antidiscrimination

Non judgmental
Equality
Effective communication

Unfair environment
Upset service user

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What is confidentiality

Where all service users have their information kept private and not shared with anyone other than themselves.

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Benefits and negatives of confidentiality

Respect
Ethical thing to do as part of your profession

Lose trust of service user
emotional harm

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How staff can empower a service user (8)

1.) Enabling them to express their needs, choice
2.) Providing active support

1.) May not feel informed and included in decision
2.) May have low self esteem

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What is multidisciplinary working ?

Multidisciplinary working is a team of care workers from a range of professional backgrounds

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What is an advocate ?

A person who speaks on behalf of a patient or client. They can be profesionals, family members or volunteers

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What is a holistic approach ?

Aiming to meet the PIES + financial needs of the service user to improve health and well being.

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Responsibilities of health and social care professioals

Following policies and procedures
Healing and supporting recovery
Enabling rehabilitation
Providing equipment and adaptations to support independence
Provide personal care
Assessment and care support planning

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What are the ways of monitoring

1.) Line management
2.) Whistleblowing
3.) External inspection by relevant agencies
4.) Service user feedback
5.) Criminal investigation

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What is line management ?

Line management is there to make sure that everyone is following rules and guidelines e.g nurses following NMC

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What is external inspection by relevant agencies

Hospitals will have inspections from CQC and schools will be Ofsted

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What is whistleblowing ?

A policy where staff are able to express their concerns about another member of staff

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What is service user feedback

Service user feedback is a policy that allows service users to give feedback on the service they have received and what could be improved

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What is a criminal investigation

A criminal investigation is where something has happened that shouldn't have and needs investigating

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What is quality assurance

The process of monitoring and evaluating

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How will monitoring and evaluating have an impact on patient care and professional standards

1.) Patients going to have a better physical health
2.) equal care
3.) building trust
4.) recurve high quality care

1.) multidisciplinary working
2.) clear roles and responsibilities